Wife and husband duo Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton were co-artistic directors of the Sydney Theatre Company for five years. Upton was solo director for a further three.
Sydney Theatre Company now has an interim artistic director, after the sudden departure of Jonathan Church. A flagship theatre company can transform a city’s view of its place in the world, which is why the role is so important.
Incredible rhythms when mathematics meets music.
Mathematics can help musicians and music enthusiasts create rhythms that would be hard to play manually or to otherwise compose.
Has student learning kept pace with the changing way of listening to music?
The way we experience music has changed. So, what should the 21st-century music classroom look like?
Some of us can’t help moving to a beat.
The reason why some of us can’t help but to dance, and others can’t hold a beat, might lie in the brain.
Interactive children’s theatre engages childrens’ innate creative impulses and encourages them to be curious and playful. Image by Kristian Laemmie-Ruff.
An expanded program of interactive performances for children at this year’s Melbourne Fringe Festival harnesses their audience’s innate creative abilities and invites them to both watch and join in.
What can leggings and leotards teach us about about physics and neuroscience?
For a growing number of artists, academics, researchers and scientists, dance represents a promising new frontier of exploration. The annual DANscienCE festival shines a spotlight on their findings.
Dancers find their ‘their sultry siren selves’ in Spanish Dance, choreographed by Trisha Brown in 1973.
A retrospective of the work of American choreographer Trisha Brown (1936-) will be presented at the Melbourne Festival this month. In the performance Early Works, we will have a chance to revisit this…